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Healthcare Continuing Education

GCSC is an approved provider of continuing education for the following professions (50-833)
Healthcare Approval Codes:

Dental Hygienist (DH)
Dentist (DN)
EMT & Paramedic (EMS)
Nursing Home Administrator  (NHA)
CNA, LPN, RN, ARNP (NU)


LCSW, LMFT, LMHC  (PS)
OT, COTA (OT)
PT, PTA (PT)
RRT, CRT (RC)
FL Department of Health Bureau of Radiation Control
Provider # 3200457 (RAD)

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FLORIDA HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS INITIAL LICENSING & CONTINUING EDUCATION

clinical education methodologies | 2-Hour online course - new! REGISTER!

If you have an interest in helping our future healthcare providers during clinical rotations, this course is for you! At the conclusion of this training, the participant will be able to summarize the value of clinical instruction during a student's clinical rotation; discuss opportunities, challenges for student learning, and identify best practices to use during clinical instruction. Although course is delivered online, the participant will have the opportunity to communicate with instructor and a discussion board will be available to collaborate with other students. Approved (2) DH, DN, PT, RC, RN

Register and complete the course between Oct. 14 – 31
CRN: 98185 | Course: XHE 0146 | Fee: $24

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – 2 HR | ONLINE REGISTER!

Approved 2 hours | DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Fall semester enrollment dates: Aug 5 - Dec 12
CRN: 98073 | Course: XHE 0013 | Fee: $24

EMT REFRESHER 30 hour COURSE | ONLINE REGISTER!

The EMT Refresher online course fulfills the mandatory 30-hour refresher component and meets the requirements for EMT’s set forth by the State of Florida. Students enrolled in this class will receive updated training on all necessary emergency medical care skills including adult and pediatric education with a minimum of two hours in pediatric emergencies. Every two years, EMT’s must provide the certifying authority with proof of 30-hour approved refresher course with 2-hour pediatrics. This course is offered as an open entry, open exit format providing a flexible schedule for all EMT’s.

Approved (32) EMT

Register anytime and complete the course within the CRN date range.
Fall semester enrollment dates: Aug. 5 – Dec. 12
CRN: 98075 | Course: XHE 0117 | Fee: $89

For more information on the EMT Refresher class

HIPAA – 1 HR | ONLINE REGISTER!

Approved (1) CL, DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Register anytime and complete the course within the CRN date range.
Fall semester enrollment dates: Aug. 5 – Dec. 12
CRN: 98072 | Course: XHE 0015 | Fee: $12

HIV/AIDS – 2 HR | ONLINE REGISTER!

Approved (1) DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Register anytime and complete the course within the CRN date range.
Fall semester enrollment dates: Aug. 5 – Dec. 12
CRN: 98071 | Course: XHE 0016 | Fee: $24

INFECTION CONTROL – 2 HR | ONLINE REGISTER!

Approved (1) CL, DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Register anytime and complete the course within the CRN date range.
Fall semester enrollment dates: Aug. 5 – Dec. 12
CRN: 98070 | Course: XHE 0020 | Fee: $12

PREVENTION OF MEDICAL ERRORS – 2 HR | ONLINE REGISTER!

Approved (1) CL, DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Register anytime and complete the course within the CRN date range.
Fall semester enrollment dates: Aug. 5 – Dec. 12
CRN: 98074 | Course: XHE 0025 | Fee: $24

IV THERAPY | HYBRID REGISTER!

This course meets standards established by the FL Board of Nursing for LPN’s to administer IV Therapy. Participate in 6-hour lab (see scheduled below) after successful completion of the 24-hour online training. Topics include infusion therapy using peripheral veins and central venous access, infusion of fluids and medications, blood product transfusions, antineoplastic and biologic therapies, parenteral nutrition, and infusion therapy in pediatric and older adults. Prerequisite: PN or RN graduate. Textbook required (ISBN-13: 978-1496355010) 30 hours | NU (LPN post-graduate level course, RN general).

LAB DATES & Online Range DateS

Access is given, after payment is received, on "start date" of online portion of class -- not before:

Online date range:  Nov. 1 – Nov. 20
Lab date:  Sat., Nov. 23, 8:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. 
Student Union East (SUE) 244
CRN: 98085 | Course: XHE 0105 | Fee: $275 

PHLEBOTOMY FUNDAMENTALS 

Are you looking for a different path within the healthcare industry? Consider phlebotomy training! This one-day course provides what you need to know to perform routine blood collection: dedicated tubes, processes and procedures, infection control, and professional patient interaction. If pursuing a career as a phlebotomy technician, this course will provide a great introduction for the Phlebotomy Technician Program. Approved 6 hours | NU.  Coming in Spring 2020!

LOCAL ANESTHESIA FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS | HYBRID

Common oral local anesthesia injection techniques and related background information are addressed in this course. This course also covers neurophysiology, armamentarium, basic injection techniques, complications, contraindications, and legal considerations of administering local anesthetics to dental patients. A dentist contributes to both course content and delivery. This course is designed explicitly for Dental Hygienists to obtain certification to administer local anesthesia in the State of Florida. Satisfies Florida Statute 466.017 (SB 1040). For additional information, including prerequisites and registration packet, email slock@gulfcoast.edu or call (850) 872-3819. (60 hours includes 15 hours online, 15 hours didactic, 15 hours lab and 15 hours clinical externship) Approved for DH. When scheduling course, ask about prerequisites.
If you are interested in Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists, please contact Sherrie Lock below.

Required Prerequisites at this link:
Local Anesthesia DH Applicant Packet

MENOPAUSE, BONE DENSITY CHANGES, AND RISK FOR OSTEOPOROSIS

Why do menopausal women have a higher risk for bone fracture and osteoporosis? This course is an interactive presentation designed to increase the participant's knowledge about changes in bone density after menopause that can increase the risk for osteoporosis. The content is a step-by-step progression designed to inform about hormonal loss, fracture risk assessment, proactive lifestyle modifications aimed at improving bone health, and diagnostic testing needed for women screening high risk for a fracture. Approved 1 hour | NHA, NU, OT, PT.
Interested in Menopause, Bone Density Changes, and Risk for Osteoporosis? Please contact Sherrie Lock below.

TB WITH MASK FIT | HYBRID

While participating in the online segment of the course, you will learn about the history, epidemiology, modes of transmission, testing, diagnosis and treatment options specific to Tuberculosis. This training is ideal for anyone new to the healthcare industry. After successful completion the online segment of course, schedule appointment for individual mask fitting. Approved 2 hours | NU, RC 
Interested in taking online/lab TB with Mask Fit? Contact Sherrie Lock below.

PRE-HOSPITAL DIVE MEDICINE 

Learn how to respond to diver emergencies by recognizing scenarios contributing to signs and symptoms. Assess and manage patient suffering from diving-related pathophysiology. Transport implications based on assessment. This course includes 7 hours lecture and skills training, and 1 hour hyperbaric oxygen treatment facility tour to recognize potential risks and how to respond. Approved 8 hours | EMS, NU, RC.
Interested in Pre-hospital Dive Medicine? Please contact Sherrie Lock below.

 For questions or additional information, please contact:
Sherrie Lock, Program Developer, /CE Coordinator, Health & Environmental CE
 mailto:slock@gulfcoast.edu 
(850) 872-3819

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